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Vigil for Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xia

The human rights community were devastated to hear of the death of our friend and colleague Liu Xiaobo in China today, 13 July. We will be holding a vigil to mark Liu Xiaobo’s death and to continue calls for his wife Liu Xia to be officially released from house arrest and allowed to travel wherever

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Liu Xiaobo – an exceptional life, always remembered

The PEN community are deeply saddened to hear of Liu Xiaobo’s death today. Liu Xiaobo, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, writer, literary critic and human rights activist spent the last eight years of his life in Jinzhou prison in northeast China, with little or no access to friends, family or colleagues. A former president of

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